Stories tagged: Liberty
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
A fundraising event for the proposed creation of a 51st state called Liberty started on a tense note Thursday evening as onetime loyalists of state Rep. Matt Shea held what …
Sun., May 13, 2018
As the concept of an Eastern Washington “Liberty State” – a far-right fantasyland of God, guns and free-cattle-grazing envisioned by Spokane Valley conservatives – evolves from a bad 100-year-old idea …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools kept up its 40-year winning streak alive as voters approved its latest levy request to pay for personnel and sports activities. The levy request was passing with …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
Northeast 2B may not have produced a state football champion last fall, but its depth was evident.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
The U.S. government is investigating complaints that air bag control computers in some Jeep Liberty SUVs can fail, preventing the air bag system from operating properly in a crash.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
As it turned out, perfection didn’t come easily for Kittitas on Saturday night.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Chase Burnham led Liberty with 26 points, Tyler Haas scored all of his 17 points in the second half, and the Lancers advanced to the State 2B tournament next weekend …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 4:31 a.m.
State Rep. Matt Shea, R-Pluto, and a few other jokers would chop Washington in half and turn the East Side slice of the pizza into a new 51st state. Liberty, …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
Even though sponsors admit the idea to create a 51st state called “Liberty” doesn’t have a chance, it’s an interesting exercise to see what such a state would look like.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
One of Washington, D.C.’s three bald eagle couples is waiting for an egg to hatch. The city announced Monday that an egg recently appeared in the nest of a mating …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
On one side of the new $100 gold coin from the U.S. Mint is the image of an eagle in flight, “with eyes toward opportunity and a determination to attain …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore have donated the Liberty Theatre in downtown Hailey to a local theater company.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
You may love New York. But New York may not love you. Emily Walton found that out when she smiled at a stranger while crossing a New York City street …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
Spokane Valley City Council to vote on Matt Shea’s plan to split Washington, create state of Liberty east of Cascades
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace asked that state Rep. Matt Shea’s recent bill proposing the formation of a separate state in Eastern Washington be added to the advance agenda at …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 8:01 p.m.
Liberty High School had a special class of seniors, a group of players that had played together since second grade and led a program turnaround of epic proportions.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 3:49 a.m.
Much of the success for the turnaround of the Liberty football program falls at the feet of head coach Mike Dewey.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 9:43 p.m.
Liberty head coach Mike Dewey told his team prior to the Lancers’ State 2B semifinal against Asotin that an unlikely hero would emerge.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Farming is in the genes for Tyler Haas.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Since 9/11 we have debated as if liberty and security are mutually exclusive. Joseph Grable, in a recent talk in Spokane, says the opposite of liberty is not security, but …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
West Valley pulled off a significant come-from-behind road win last week, topping Franklin Pierce 44-41.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
WASHINGTON 2A, FIRST ROUND
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
No area prep football team is ranked No. 1 in the final Associated Press polls released Wednesday. Gonzaga Prep (7-2) finished tied with Chiawana (8-1) at seventh in 4A. The …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Small-school state volleyball powers 2B Colfax and 1B Oakesdale remained ranked No. 1 in their respective polls this week.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
The Gonzaga Prep football team climbed a notch from eighth to seventh in The Associated Press rankings released Wednesday.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
There were few changes in the Associated Press football rankings released Wednesday. Gonzaga Prep (5-2) remained at No. 8 in 4A. Camas (7-0) got all 10 first-place votes and is …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
SPANGLE – The Northwest Christian Crusaders overcame the Liberty Lancers and, more important, themselves Friday.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
Yours truly had a big week considering I was in a two-game hole to SWX sports director Sam Adams. I cut Adams’ lead to one by going 4-2. Overall, Adams …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep dropped one more spot in the 4A football rankings released Wednesday by The Associated Press.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
The Mead Panthers are essentially playing for their football postseason lives Thursday. While the Panthers wouldn’t mathematically be eliminated with a loss, their hopes would be dealt a big blow …